He sat out the square roots round: "I hate square roots," he said.
Scarborough had sat out the Tucson discussion so far, but with Sherman in mid-sentence, he suddenly felt the urge to tease.
A lot of you know this already, but I did not, when first I sat out there.
If she sat out 2016, the odds on favorite would probably be another veteran of the primary gauntlet, Vice President Joe Biden.
Since then, the $150 million jet has sat out both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and the 2011 Libya campaign.
One day the Moon, who was a woman named Kabigat, sat out in the yard making a large copper pot.
If I'd had nothing to offer that crew I might have sat out in the cold forevermore.
After the nap she felt better, and sat out on the front porch to learn crocheting from grandma.
She had something, therefore, to bear as she sat out that service; and she bore it well.
If the weather was clear they sat out in the rose-arbor as though they were soon to lose it.
Old English sittan "to occupy a seat, be seated, sit down, seat oneself; remain, continue; settle, encamp, occupy; lie in wait; besiege" (class V strong verb; past tense sæt, past participle seten), from Proto-Germanic *setjan (cf. Old Saxon sittian, Old Norse sitja, Danish sidde, Old Frisian sitta, Middle Dutch sitten, Dutch zitten, Old High German sizzan, German sitzen, Gothic sitan), from PIE root *sed- (1) "to sit" (see sedentary).
With past tense sat, formerly also set, now restricted to dialect, and sate, now archaic; and past participle sat, formerly sitten. In reference to a legislative assembly, from 1510s. Meaning "to baby-sit" is recorded from 1966.
To sit back "be inactive" is from 1943. To sit on one's hands was originally "to withhold applause" (1926); later, "to do nothing" (1959). To sit around "be idle, do nothing" is 1915, American English. To sit out "not take part" is from 1650s. Sitting pretty is from 1916.